Tag Archives: Manga

Dissolving Classroom Review

Junji Ito is the equivalent to a Japanese graphic novel version of Stephen King, in the sense that they both are masters of horror and each have their own unique way of disturbing their audiences. Stephen relies on the image that he has created...


Flying Witch Volume 3 Review

As before, I’m excited I have had the chance and took the time to once again dive back into Flying Witch Volume 3 by Chihiro Ishizuka. The series is such a pleasure to read, delivering what it promises, an enjoyable and wholesome journey from start to...


Imperfect Girl – Volume 1 Review

Imperfect Girl is a suspense manga featuring a teenage boy who possesses no name. From this point forward, I’ll refer to him as the protagonist. As he is riding on his bicycle from school, the protagonist crosses paths with a young girl and her...


Made in Abyss: Season 1 – Episode 1 Review

Show Summary Riko is an orphan girl living in the island town of Orth, centered on a gigantic hole called The Abyss. Discovered about 1900 years ago, groups of treasure hunters called cave raiders dive into the Abyss regularly to collect valuable artifacts. While...


Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Endless Waltz Volume 1 Review

I feel this review needs a bit of a preface. I’ve seen countless things that try to prey on my nostalgia as a child of the 90’s. People my age have made it clear that this is a hook they’re very willing to bite....


She and Her Cat Review

Before we begin, She and Her Cat was originally was an anime short directed by the famed Makoto Shinkai (director of Your Name, 5 Centimeters Per Second, and The Place Promised in Our Early Days). This might make you think that there will be some sad and bittersweet...


Flying Witch Volume 1 Review

The comforting warmth and peace prevalent in The Flying Witch is exactly what I expect from a slice of life manga. The unbound sincerity coupled with the slow pace is what I imagine what life would be like in a quiet rural town, which,...


Blame! Master Edition Volume 3 Review

Compared to Nihei’s Knights of Sidonia series, Blame! is on a completely different level. The best way I could describe Blame! would be to call it Knights of Sidonia‘s visceral older brother. If all the death and destruction that was brought about in that series was up your alley, then Blame!...


Blame! Master Edition Volume 2 Review

Before we start anything out, we are going to mention some things about the Master Edition of Blame!. This master edition of the series is certainly that: a masterful rendition of the popular manga. It is heavy, the color and feel of the large book is incredible....


To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts Volume 3 Review

Volume 2 of To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts  certainly left the reader with quite the cliffhanger; Cain Madhouse had unleashed a horde of incarnates on the nobles of Northern Patria in the city of Whitechurch, Nancy was shot by Cain at that same gathering, and Hank...


Log Horizon: The West Wind Brigade Volume 3 Review

Oh the joys and struggles of The West Wind Brigade! Especially those well-endowed “joys”. If you don’t recall, The West Wind Brigade is a guild from Log Horizon led by Akihabara’s and the Round Table’s very own Soujiro Seta. The fiery and relentless dream...


Devil is a Part-Timer! High School! Volume 4 Review

I’ll start by being blunt; If you’re looking for the same quirky feeling the original series The Devil is a Part-Timer! left you with, then you might want to look elsewhere. Devil is a Part-Timer! High School! Volume 4 is similar to the original...


Umaru-chan Manga to Receive Original Anime Disc

According to the official twitter page for the manga Himouto! Umaru-chan the series will be receiving an original anime DVD included within the 10th compilation volume. This compilation volume will be available (in Japan) in January of 2017 and will run you around 3,400 yen. The tweet...


Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Manga Coming Stateside

According to Viz Media, they will be releasing another addition to the Gundam universe called Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is a newer manga series that is created by Yasuo Ohtagaki. The series originally debuted in 2012 and is still currently running¹. As of today, the story has...


Seven Seas Licenses Concrete Revolutio

Now that two seasons of Concrete Revolutio have aired it was merely a matter of time before the manga was brought to North America. Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing Concrete Revolutio: The Complete Saga edition, which is an omnibus all in one...